NYPD sergeant dies following ‘medical episode’ at work


An NYPD sergeant died following a “medical episode” at work early Saturday, police sources said.

The sergeant, assigned to the NYPD’s 50th Precinct station house on Kingsbridge Avenue in The Bronx, was discovered unconscious and unresponsive inside the third-floor locker room at the precinct at 12:20 a.m., the sources said.

EMS transported the officer to Allen Pavilion Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the sources said.

An NYPD spokesman confirmed the passing of the unidentified officer due to a “medical episode,” but declined further comment.

Additional reporting by Dean Balsamini

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